Georgios Petropoulos

Non-resident fellow

Georgios Petropoulos joined Bruegel as a visiting fellow in November 2015, and he has been a resident fellow since April 2016. Since March 2022, he has been a non-resident fellow. Since March 2019, he is a Marie Curie Skłodowska Research Fellow at MIT and Bruegel and post-doctoral fellow at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. Georgios’ research focuses on the implications of digital technologies on innovation, competition policy and labour markets. He is currently studying how we should regulate digital platforms, what the relationship between big data and market competition is as well as how the adoption of robots and information technologies affect labour markets and firms’ market returns. He holds a bachelors degree in Physics, master’s degrees in mathematical economics and econometrics and a PhD degree in Economics. He has also studied Astrophysics at a Master's level.

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Featured work


Remaking Europe: the new manufacturing as an engine for growth

Europe needs to know how it can realise the potential for industrial rejuvenation. How well are European firms responding to the new opportunities for

Dalia Marin, Reinhilde Veugelers, Carlo Altomonte, Georg Zachmann, Silvia Merler, Simone Tagliapietra, Scott Marcus, Uuriintuya Batsaikhan, Georgios Petropoulos, Albert Bravo-Biosca, Justine Feliu, Robert Kalcik, Filippo Biondi, Valeria Negri, Maciej Bukowski and John Morales

Collaborative economy

Georgios Petropoulos was invited to speak at a workshop on collaborative economy organised by the Internal Market Committee (IMCO) of the European Par

Georgios Petropoulos